According to some reports, 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 will come with some big updates. This popular truck is a product of General Motors and we consider it as main competitor to the legendary F-150 truck. This nameplate is present since 1999 and we have seen three generations so far. Current model is present since 2014. Although it is still pretty fresh, company introduces some updates every year, in order to remain competitive. First bigger changes were seen already for the 2016 year model, when we saw new grille and some other things. Some believe that 2018 Silverado 1500 will come with even bigger changes and those will be in various aspects.
2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 possible changes
As we already mentioned, there are many rumors about 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500. According to them, we will see many new things on this truck. This could be a so-called mid-cycle refresh. Last year we saw a new grille, but this time even bigger visual changes are expected. Base characteristics and shape will remain the same, but there will be many new details. Those are things that are usual for mid-cycle updates. So, expect things like new headlights, bumpers, taillights, wheels etc. When it comes to interior and equipment, we don’t expect bigger changes. The 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 should come with some new details, but overall design will remain pretty much the same. We will probably see the same trim levels. Those are WT, LT, LS, LTZ and High Country. Each of them should receive some new standard features. Also, some special editions are expected.
2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 engines
When it comes to powertrain, we don’t expect bigger changes. There should be three engines in offer. The base one is 4.3 liter V6, which has max output of 285 horsepower. There are also two V8 variants. First one is 5.3 liter engine, which is good for 355 horses. The other one has displacement of 6.2 liters and max power of 420 horses. When it comes to transmission, all engines will be paired with 8-speed automatic gearbox. This transmission was introduced two years ago.
2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 release date and price
We still don’t known exact date of launch, but 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 should come somewhere in the second half of next year. When it comes to price, we don’t expect bigger changes, which means that base model will go around 28.000 dollars.